Post-Master's Licensure in Educational Administration (formerly Type 75)

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Program Overview

The Post-Master's Licensure in Educational Administration (formerly Type 75) is intended for students who have a master's degree in education or an education related field seeking the coursework required to become an administrator in Illinois schools.  The number of graduate hours required varies from 18-30 hours based upon previous coursework. In addition to a master's degree and specific graduate coursework, candidates for licensure are also required to have two years of full time teaching experience or school personnel experience and successful completion of the required State of Illinois certification examinations.

Process to Apply

  1. Submit a copy of your graduate transcript to Dr. Jenny Tripses at #336 Westlake Hall, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL  61625.
  2. An evaluation of the Bradley courses necessary for licensure will be mailed to you.
  3. Apply to the Graduate School for admission into the program.
  4. Upon acceptance into the program, you are assigned an advisor.
  5. Meet with your advisor and develop a program of study.

Application Requirements

Prospective candidates must formally apply to the Post-Master's Licensure in Educational Administration Program.  Applicants must hold a master's degree from an accredited institution.  Application materials for each candidate shall consist of the Bradley Application for Graduate Admission and fee, and all standard graduate application forms from the Graduate School, three letters of recommendation from professionals in the field who would have direct knowledge of the qualifications and character of the candidate, copies of official transcripts from previous undergraduate and graduate work, and essays. 

Summer 2016 Application Deadlines

May 2 - Completed submission to the Graduate School 

Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

August 1 - Completed submission to the Graduate School 
Classes begin August 24.


The program in Educational Administration is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), approved by the Illinois State Board of Education, and qualifies graduates with the necessary coursework for licensure necessary for building level administration in Illinois schools. 

Faculty and Their Interests

Faculty and their interests are widely varied and span pre-K - Adult levels and in each major education area.  More detail about individual faculty and their interests can be found at the College of Education and Health Sciences.

Department Contact Information

Graduate Program Coordinators
Dr. Michael Risen, 309-677-3177,
Dr. Jenny Tripses, 309-677-3593,

Interim Department Chair
Dr. Jenny Tripses, 309-677-3593,

Department Secretary
Ms. Candace Clark, 309-677-3193,